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Research Methods with International Development

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
21000 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The Research Methods with International Development course from The University of Manchester is a research intensive master's designed for those who wish to continue on to PhD and/or are considering embarking on a career in research. It has a strong focus on developing research skills combined with further study in international development.

Overview

The MSc is designed to comply with the research training requirements for two ESRC scholarships as administered by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP): the three-year PhD scholarship and the four-year scholarship that covers an eligible one year master's and a three-year PhD.

The Research Methods with International Development course from The University of Manchester  is ideal if you want to apply for an ESRC scholarship through the NWSSDTP or a School of Environment, Education and Development scholarship. NWSSDTP approved master's must meet the minimum research training requirement expected by the ESRC.

Career opportunities

MSc Research Methods is ideal if you are considering PhD study and/or a career in research in international development.

The Global Development Institute (GDI) will equip you with the skills for specialist positions in development-related NGOs and public and private organisations. Potential careers include:

  • international development;
  • non-governmental organisations;
  • central and local government;
  • project implementation;
  • consultancy;
  • charity;
  • urban and regional development policy;
  • human resources;
  • education;
  • information and communication technologies;
  • project management;
  • research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Development Fundamentals
  • Doing Environmental Research
  • Industrial Competitiveness and Global Transformation
  • Poverty and Development
  • Globalisation, Trade and Development
  • The Politics and Governance of Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 Honours degree.
  • Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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